Excellent article about the famous cab driver. Thank you!
I respectfully disagree with both 'anonymous' and jeanb regarding Michael Jones and Cachagua General Store. Michael is not psychotic. He is one of the kindest persons one could ever encounter. He does more for people who need help then anyone I know. And he does it graciously and quietly.
He treats his guests with the same respect they treat him and his staff. And he treats his staff very well. Ask them. (Instead of relying on hearsay.)
If he loses a patron it is probably because the patron misbehaved. Yes, patrons misbehave. If patrons are abusive to Michael's crew or to other customers, Michael will actually say something. And there aren't many restaurant owners who have the gumption to stand up to their clients.
It sounds like jeanb is relying on Yelp comments to form an opinion. Jean conveniently forgot to mention that The Store has 4 out of 5 stars and the majority of reviewers had very favorable things to post. It seemed that one of the negative comments was from someone who merely reposted something Michael had written (i.e., no first-hand experience). Another was disgruntled because they 'felt sick' on the drive home because of the long and windy road. A third person made a statement that implied that she had not been to The Store and also relied on hearsay.
The Store isn't Spagos. It's in Cachagua for god/dess's sake. It's open 1 night a week. If the service is slow it's because excellent food is being prepared. It's because it's only open 1 night a week and crowds of people come out for dinner. It's because the kitchen is quite small. If one wants the 'perfect' dining experience then go somewhere else. Oh, and I've had disagreeable dining experiences at many of the best restaurants on the Peninsula. But I chalk it up to being an off night.
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